Events - Fairs & Congresses

Construmat Barcelona 2011

Construmat Barcelona 2011 trade fair show will take place at the Gran Via Exhibition centre from the 16th May to the 21st of May 2011. The fair is organized by Fira de Barcelona.

The event is mainly dedicated to companies, experts and professionals of the construction industry for which the opportunity is given to present their products and services as well as to get in contact within each other. But it is open to all public and anyone interested in the sector can also visit the fair. As a plus, Construmat 2011 takes place in one of the most popular European metropolis making it an ideal opportunity to combine a trip for visiting the extraordinary architecture and sights of Barcelona.

Construmat is therefore the biggest construction show in Barcelona, where all new developments in the construction industry will be presented.  It takes place every 2 years around April and May with more than 245,00 visitors  and 4,500 exhibitors who present their novelties on 160,000m2 stand space at Construmat. The Construmat Barcelona 2011 trade show, which is held the seventeenth time this year, is one of the most important ones in Barcelona and brings together the whole sector. The trade show is the benchmark of Europe, as it offers the best opportunities to expand.

Areas in the Construmat Barcelona 2011

The fair enfolds the following sectors:

  • Machinery, protection and instruments
  • Structures, closures, insulation and waterproofing
  • Finishing
  • Carpentry and glass
  • Equipments and installations
  • Sustainable construction
  • Information technology
  • Services

Over the years, Construmat became successful due to its great deal of information on its exhibitors, visitors and clients, which is very representative of the different sectors in the construction industry.

How to arrive at  Gran Via exhibition centre in Barcelona

The  Gran Via Exhibition Centre is located in the area of L’Hospitalet .

The venue is close to the Barcelona International Airport and 2,5 km from the main Barcelona exhibition area of Fira Montjuic, Plaza Espanya.

The Gran Via Convention Center can also be found at the same address. The building was created by a Japanese and it counts to as one of the most modern exhibition facilities in Europe. Fira Barcelona owns both Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuic. They organize many of Barcelona biggest trade fairs and exhibitions.

The Gran Via site has 5,000 parking places, 6 pavilions and a heliport with two helipads and one of the biggest photovoltaic plants in the world, built on the building roofs. Two new pavilions are being built for the Barcelona Trade Fair on Gran Via. Between Hospitalet and Barcelona there are built two new pavilions. They have 40,000 square meters of exhibition space. The Gran Via site will have 240,000 square meters, gross, of exhibition space, in addition to the 165,000 square meters on theFira Montjuic site.

Accommodation near Plaza Espanya

Staying near Plaza Espanya during the event is a good idea because it is also a central location in Barcelona, well connected to the venue and city center by public transportation.

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